What did Trump say at his 2017 inauguration speech? A look back
Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (R) administers the oath of office to U.S. President Donald Trump (L) as his wife Melania Trump holds the Bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017. President Donald Trump announced previously that he wouldn’t attend the inauguration of Joe Biden, turning down a chance to be at Biden’s first official speech as president and hearing what he’ll outline for the country over the next four years. But what issues did Trump address in his inauguration speech nearly four years ago? Below are some highlights of his inauguration speech to the nation after being sworn in as the 45th president on Jan. 20, 2017. For a full transcript of the speech, click or tap here.